4134.1 Late Breaker Topics in OHS

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 10:30 AM
Session Objectives: (1) Describe the range of government programs and practices that in whole or in part use employer-kept injury and illness statistics to evaluate workplace health and safety; (2) Identify impacts of continuing reliance on employer-kept injury and illness statistics on underreporting/under-recording of workplace injuries and illnesses; (3) Review union experience with measures used in workplaces to evaluate health and safety; (4) Evaluate recent government activities (including OSHA’s Recordkeeping National Emphasis Program) aimed at assessing and addressing the underreporting and under-recording of workplace injuries and illnesses, (5) Identify and evaluate additional strategies to address the underreporting and under-recording of workplace injuries and illnesses and ensure more accurate data

Table 1
Safety Programs on DOE sites: Some good, some definitely not
Beth Rosenberg, ScD MPH and Charles Levenstein, PhD, MPH
Table 2
Developing surveillance questionnaires on underreporting of occupational injuries and illnesses – Results of cognitive testing
K. Kristina Peterson, PhD, Laura Flicker, MS, Claire Dye, MSPH, Suzanne Marsh, MPA, Audrey Reichard, MPH, OTR and Larry L. Jackson, PhD
Table 3
Stress management among human services professionals
Christine Thorpe, EdD, EdM, CHES and Lesley Rennis, EdD, MPH
Table 4
Employer Provision of Personal Protective Equipment and its Use by Latino Construction Workers
Joseph G. Grzywacz, PhD, Sara A. Quandt, PhD, Carlos Evia, Thomas Mills and Thomas A. Arcury, PhD

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Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)